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Unformatted text preview: THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE All sociological locations are now global High-income countries Middle income countries Low income countries An example of social stratification on a global scale—who cares? Osama bin Laden cares, that’s who—global diversity Also in Guns, Germs and Steel , the question is asked by a Pacific Islander: why are you running us rather than the other way around? The Six Categories of William Halse Rivers Rivers (1864-1922), who in 1908 made his first journey to Melanesia, a collection of islands north of Australia. The material and interests which the voyage gave him occupied practically the whole of his attention until 1914, when his great work entitled "A History of Melanesian Society" was published. In that year he made a second journey to Melanesia, returning to England in March 1915, to find that war had broken out. Became famous for counseling war victims to accept the war and to deny disobedience, especially Siegfried Sassoon, but he developed helpful categories of study for sociology, later...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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